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Personal Trainers West Hempstead NY

Personal trainers provide clients with fitness assessments, physical fitness improvement, nutritional guidelines and more. See below to find local personal trainers in West Hempstead that give access to fitness plans that involve aerobic exercise, flexibility training, and resistance exercise, as well as advice and content on strength training and marathon preparation.

The Athletic And Swim Club
(646) 626-4657
787 7th Ave
New York, NY
Offer - Complimentary 3-Day guest pass when you mention Felix.

Limit - one pass per individual.

Monday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 5:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Aerobics, Aquatic Exercise, Fitness Center, Free Weights, Indoor Cycling, Martial Arts, Massage, Pilates, Pool, Sauna, Whirlpool, Yoga

General Vision Services
(516) 489-2262
500 Hempstead Tpke
West Hempstead, NY
Personal Trainer

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Personal Training Institute
(516) 823-3005
60 N Park AveRockville Centre
, NY
New York Sports Clubs
(516) 594-8300
2909 Lincoln Ave
Oceanside, NY
Personal Training Institute
(516) 823-3005
60 N Park Ave
Rockville Centre, NY
One On One Pilates
(516) 766-0747
1021 Pinelake Dr
West Hempstead, NY
Dynamic Physical Therapy
(516) 355-0547
936 Roosevelt St
Franklin Square, NY
L I Tae Kwon Do Body Arts
(516) 354-0676
830 Hempstead Tpke
Franklin Square, NY
Malverne Fitness Inc
(516) 561-4236
285 Hempstead Ave
Malverne, NY
Sisters Specialized Fitness For Women & Children
(516) 561-5695
38 Church St
Malverne, NY
Personal Trainer

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Finding a Coach


Good coaching combines an understanding of the science of exercise physiology with the art of getting the most out of the athlete. A great coach will:

1) Understand basic human physiology and the scientific methods used to confirm or discard hypotheses to how the human body responds to the challenges of training and competing.

2) Understand the mind-body connection including the psychology of the maximizing athletic performance, how the "placebo" effect can be used to maximum advantage, visualization techniques, and believing in ones own best abilities.

3) Understand the athlete he/she is working with and methodically applying the an individualized program which combines the right balance of #1 and #2.

We, as individuals, can study and understand exercise physiology as well as the aspects of sports psychology that play a role in all athletic pursuits. We can even apply a methodical training program based on programs we've heard or read about. BUT we cannot easily identify our own weaknesses and put our personal physical and psychological needs in perspective - we need an independent opinion that is objectively (and sometimes brutally) honest as to those aspects of our performance that are lacking.

A recreational athlete can use the information on this web site to improve their performance and enjoy the benefits of cycling. However, to reach our maximum potential in competitive events, we will need an objective and honest coach, whether it is a riding compatriot or a paid professional.

Understanding the above requirements to be a great coach will help you to ask the right questions in your search. This means checking on their credentials in understanding exercise physiology (you want a coach that bases his or her program on objective information, not just the fad of the day), understanding their approach to the problems of the athlete's psyche, and asking for references from past pupils as to the coach's ability to understand individ...

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